Around the equator

Two identical trains, at the equator start travelling round the world in opposite directions. They start to-gether, run at the same speed and are on different tracks.
Which train will wear out its wheel treads first?

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JamesBond Pundit Asked on 26th July 2015 in Puzzles.
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    Naturally, the train travelling against the spin of the earth. This train will wear its wheels out more quickly, because the centrifugal force is less on this train.

    John123 Expert Answered on 26th July 2015.
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